Lucas Kennedy

AT LUCAS KENNEDY, WE ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT MANY WORTHY CAUSES AND THE SELFLESS PEOPLE WHO DONATE THEIR TIME TO RAISING MONEY.

“Paul takes great pride in providing a personal service, he takes the time to get to know the people he is working with and the industry he is working in.”

Julie Boorman

Principal Business Analyst – Telecomms Major Systems Integrator

All these charities have benefited from the support of Lucas Kennedy and we are proud to have supported the numerous individuals that have selflessly given their time and energy into raising money for these very worthy causes.

Lucas Kennedy Supports Liberty Bishop

Lucas Kennedy supports Liberty Bishop and Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS) on their golf day, by donating monies to help Finlay, aged 7, who has suffered from, CCHS, since birth.

CCHS is a rare genetic condition which results in an abnormal development of the body's automatic nervous system in early fetal life. The main consequence is a failure to automatically control breathing, which is always present during sleep, but may occur in some individuals when they are awake. There are thought to be over 100 affected families in the UK.

Simon Lowe's Great North Run for Muscular Dystrophy

Lucas Kennedy were happy to support Simon Lowe, Partner at IBM, in his Great north Run 2014. Simon successfully completed the hilly track in a very credible 1:52 but more importantly, raising monies for Muscular Dystrophy. Well done to Simon and indeed all those that participated.

Joe Hancock rides 160 miles for BLESMA

Joe Hancock, Fellow owner of an IT Recruitment company, was taking part in 160 mile bike ride from Dunmow to Ypres to commemorate the centenary of World War One on behalf of the Great Dunmow Round Table whose nominated charity is BLESMA.

Joe was joined by three members currently serving at Carver Barracks Saffron Walden. The ride was completed over two days, arriving in Ypres to lay a wreath at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial

Harry King-Leukaemia Feels Like Team Spirit Campaign

Harry is a local boy suffering from a rare form of Leukaemia in which he’ll need a bone marrow transplant and 3 years of treatment. To help fund this, the local football team that Harry who played for, Petts Wood FC, decided to set up a game of 5-a-side in which they were looking to get c.700 playing football at the continuously over a period of 26 hours. They achieved a Guinness world record with 676 players and in the process, raised an incredible £23,000. All our thoughts and support go to Harry.

Indepal Shergill drives from Scotland to Goa for Marie Curie

Inderpal, working for Glasgow University through Lucas Kennedy, decided to embark on a epic journey, by car, through 32 countries, from Glasgow/Scotland togoa/ India, encompassing 23 KM of road all for Marie Curie Cancer Care, Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Roko Cancer. From Glasgow Square, Inderpal was seen off by various dignitary’s including MSP Sandra White & Humza Yousaf. To look at his full report, take a look at his blog detailing all his adventures..

Lucas Kennedy sponsors local School, Ravenswood, for 2015 rugby trip to New Zealand

Lucas Kennedy sponsors local Schools rugby trip to New Zealand. Many of the kids from Ravenswood school in Bromley, were looking for sponsorship to help pay for their forthcoming trip to New Zealand. Lucas Kennedy are proud to assist one such lad, Oscar Szarbo, who has worked tirelessly to raise funds for his year including washing cars, fun runs (as a Super Hero), taken up a paper-round, bag packing at Sainsbury’s to name but a few.

Reena Sharma takes on the Four Peak Challenge for Dementia

Reena Sharma takes on the Four Peak Challenge for Dementia. Reena, a long standing PeopleSoft Consultant, chose to raise monies for Dementia on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society. The Four Peaks Challenge, consisting of Ben Nevis, Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland, will be no mean feat given it will take in 43km of mountain walking and 4256m of ascent. Well done to Reena!!

Francesca Valli Steps up to the Challenge

Francesca Valli, a long term friend of Lucas Kennedy, decided to raise funds for Childline, by climbing 1037 steps up 38 floors up the Gherkin tower in London. Having doubled her initial target, we were pleased to help and wish Francesca all the best.

Andrew Wood conquers The 3 Peaks Challenge

Andrew Wood and his team from Solicitors, CWJ, raised an incredible £13,000 (and counting) for St. Christopher’s Hospice in Bromley. The team looked to scale Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon-all within 24 hours. Not for the feint hearted and needing some real grit and determination not to mention some help with the weather, the team successfully completed the task.

Gillian Poor runs the Marathon in aid of the St John Ambulance

Gillian Poor, an IT Consultant from Surrey, took part in the London Marathon for The Surrey Air Ambluance. Raising almost £4,000, Gillian has is no stranger to supporting worthy causes and we suspect this wont be her last effort in raising money for similar charities. We wish her all the best.

Lucas Kennedy Sponsors local Rugby club Westcombe Park

Lucas Kennedy has sponsored the U-15 for the past 3 years allowing the team to buy kit for both Winter & Summer Training and for the games and tournaments throughout the season. WPRFC looks to bring in kids from all areas and backgrounds. This season has seen the first team win their first 8 matches and narrowly losing in the Met Cup Final, December 2014. See the full list of fixtures and match reports below

Julie Strover London Marathon Walk for Cancer Research

Raising money for CANCER UK, Julia completed the 26 mile London Marathon course raising moe the £600, way above the £400 she set herself. Not sure if she’ll be looking to partake again but if she does, we’ll happily support her endeavours. Well done Julia!

Keith Roussell Great North Run for DIABETES UK

Keith is a serial charity fund raiser and as diabetes sufferer himself, it’s all the more poignant that he chose to partake in the Great North Run for DIABETES UK. Not going for a set time, more a badge of honour and a euphoric level of satisfaction gained by completing such an arduous course, we wish him well.